""Copeland's book about the sixty-year career of Merce Cunningham is also a brilliant sixty-year history of theater, dance, art, music and intellectual movements in America. . . ..""
-Sally Sommer, Professor of American Dance Studies at Florida State University.
"Examines the trajectory of Merce The Choreographer and places him just where I think he belongs--as a global artist of the twentieth century moving in all directions into the twenty-first..""
-Valda Setterfield, Member of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company, 1964-1974
"Copeland's book will bring joy to Cunningham partisans."
-Allan Ulrich, "Dance Magazine
About the Author
is Professor of Theater and Dance at Oberlin College. He is coeditor of the widely used anthology What is Dance
? His essays about dance, theater, and film have appeared in The New York Times
, The New Republic
, The Village Voice
, and many other publications including The Encyclopedia of Dance and Ballet